Alignment & Vector Art
9/12/13
Thursday, September 12, 13
Thursday, September 12, 13
SOFTER SENSE OF LINE STRONGER SENSE OF LINE
Thursday, September 12, 13
Typographic Alignment
Thursday, September 12, 13
Thursday, September 12, 13
Justified
Makes a clean, even shape on page
Best when you have a lot of text
Used often in magazines, newspapers, and other...
Thursday, September 12, 13
Centered
Formal & classical
Organic shape on page
Thursday, September 12, 13
Thursday, September 12, 13
Thursday, September 12, 13
Flush left (ragged right)
Follows natural flow of language
Avoids spacing problems of justified text
Thursday, September 12,...
Thursday, September 12, 13
Flush right (ragged left)
Departure from familiar reading progression
Makes for effective captions, sidebars, and
marginal ...
Thursday, September 12, 13
Purpose of alignment
To UNIFY & ORGANIZE the page
Thursday, September 12, 13
Good rule of thumb: Every type element on the
page should be aligned with at least one other
type element
Thursday, Septem...
Vector Art
One of the two major
types of 2D art
Images made up of
many individual,
scalable objects
Always high quality
be...
When is it used?
Logos
Shapes
Maps
Illustrations
Icons/Symbols
Thursday, September 12, 13
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Alignment & Vector Art

  1. 1. Alignment & Vector Art 9/12/13 Thursday, September 12, 13
  2. 2. Thursday, September 12, 13
  3. 3. SOFTER SENSE OF LINE STRONGER SENSE OF LINE Thursday, September 12, 13
  4. 4. Typographic Alignment Thursday, September 12, 13
  5. 5. Thursday, September 12, 13
  6. 6. Justified Makes a clean, even shape on page Best when you have a lot of text Used often in magazines, newspapers, and other publications (not web) Thursday, September 12, 13
  7. 7. Thursday, September 12, 13
  8. 8. Centered Formal & classical Organic shape on page Thursday, September 12, 13
  9. 9. Thursday, September 12, 13
  10. 10. Thursday, September 12, 13
  11. 11. Flush left (ragged right) Follows natural flow of language Avoids spacing problems of justified text Thursday, September 12, 13
  12. 12. Thursday, September 12, 13
  13. 13. Flush right (ragged left) Departure from familiar reading progression Makes for effective captions, sidebars, and marginal notes Thursday, September 12, 13
  14. 14. Thursday, September 12, 13
  15. 15. Purpose of alignment To UNIFY & ORGANIZE the page Thursday, September 12, 13
  16. 16. Good rule of thumb: Every type element on the page should be aligned with at least one other type element Thursday, September 12, 13
  17. 17. Vector Art One of the two major types of 2D art Images made up of many individual, scalable objects Always high quality because it is resolution independent Thursday, September 12, 13
  18. 18. When is it used? Logos Shapes Maps Illustrations Icons/Symbols Thursday, September 12, 13

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